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WGST 203 Mudd: Activity 2

Activity 2: Identifying and Evaluating Scholarly Sources

  1. Open the article linked below. What characteristics make it scholarly as opposed to just credible?
  2. The article was published in the journal Sexuality & Culture. Look up information about the publication. What did you find out about its credibility?
  3. What kind of evidence or data do the authors use to support their claims? Point to at least one example and post it here.
  4. Who is the audience for this type of article? How is the audience different for other credible sources like magazine articles, newspapers, etc.?

Article: Third Wave Feminism and Emerging Adult Sexuality: Friends with Benefits Relationships

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